Football freep.com —  With 20 verbal commitments, Michigan State does not have a lot of scholarship room left for the class of 2016. The staff did however recently offer a player they see as someone who would be an excellent fit for the offense, Springfield (Ill.) Sacred Heart Griffin's Albert Okwuegbunam. The 6-foot-5, 215-pound Okwuegbunam is rated the No. 58 athlete recruit in the nation and the No. 15 player in Illinois for the class of 2016 by Rivals.com. In addition to MSU, Okwuegbunam also holds offers from Minnesota, Missouri, Iowa State, Cincinnati, Indiana and Iowa. Okwuegbunam has 17 scholarship offers all together.
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Men's Basketball spreaker.com —  Jack and Rico Beard talk with MSU five-star shooting guard commit (2016) from Madison, Alabama, Joshua Langford.



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Football freep.com —  This joins cornerback and receiver as one of the Spartans' three biggest positional questions. The good news for MSU is that there's talent on the roster, and Langford's emergence shows that unproven players can flourish quickly at this position if they can play. Gerald Holmes and Madre London ended spring in a virtual deadlock.
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Men's Basketball statenews.com —  When Madison Academy (Ala.) head basketball coach Andy Blackston saw a then-7th grade Joshua Langford come to his school for the first time and pick up a basketball, that’s when he knew. For Tellus Langford, it was when he saw his son win the Alabama 3A player of the year as an 8th grader on the Madison Academy varsity basketball team. That’s when he knew. Eventually, just about everyone in Joshua Langford’s life knew one thing was for certain — he would one day blossom into a big time Division 1 college basketball player.
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  When he committed to Michigan State last month, five-star guard Joshua Langford said he planned on lending a hand in the Spartans' recruiting efforts. It didn't take him long to follow through on that promise.
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Football mlive.com —  There might not have been a more confident player on the Michigan State football team at the end of spring drills than Malik McDowell, and defensive line coach Ron Burton is just fine with that. "It's now time for him to go out and dominate, and we're super excited about the opportunity he'll have this fall,'' Burton said. "We expect him to dominate.''
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Ice Hockey msuspartans.com —  Michigan State hockey head coach Tom Anastos announced today (July 2) that former Spartan goaltender Jason Muzzatti has been named the team’s goaltending coach. “I’m thrilled to be a part of the coaching staff at my alma mater,” Muzzatti said. “It’s a very rewarding volunteer opportunity and I look forward to the upcoming season.”
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Men's Basketball mlive.com —  For Nairn, the main objective offseason has been building that confidence. After taking two weeks off following the Final Four, Nairn said he spent time in Wichita, Kansas, site of his high school, Sunrise Academy. There, he woke up before 6 a.m. to go to the gym, and wouldn't leave until he made 500 3-pointers. Between his 3-pointer regiment and the various other shots he took, Nairn said he was putting more around 1,000 shots per day. "I was focusing more on one specific thing, and just trying to get better, pushing myself as hard as I can after it," Nairn said.
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Men's Basketball ftw.usatoday.com —  The Golden State Warriors re-signed their free agent forward Draymond Green to a five-year, fully guaranteed deal worth $85 million. Naturally, he called his mother to tell her about it. How did she react? With tears of joy.
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Men's Basketball lansingstatejournal.com —  Player analysis derived from summer basketball, pro-ams included, can be misleading — as in, "That mid-major guy is a certain NBA first-round draft pick." A small sample size is even more likely to deceive. With that read-at-your-own-risk warning submitted for the record, here's a look at what I saw from each Michigan State player taking part in Lansing's Moneyball Pro-Am, which began Tuesday night at Aim High in Diamondale.
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